Smoothies have been around for quite some time, but it seems like nowadays more than ever
they are being associated with healthy lifestyle.
New age trend or not, one thing is for sure, these fruit and veggie-based beverages can in fact
be a substitute for regular meals and a much healthier alternative to fast food.
Plus, they are easily prepared and can be consumed on the go which is especially beneficial for
those people whose life tempo keeps them up and running most of the time.
So, what are the best smoothie recipes for living a healthy lifestyle?
Well, you can find tons of healthy, delicious looking smoothie recipes online.
Better question is, what are some of the essential smoothie recipes that would satisfy your
daily needs and help you out in all of those situations when you need extra energy, emotional
or physical boost?
When I was growing up, a party wasn’t a party without a limitless supply of Pina Coladas all
A craving for that party favorite inspired this tasty, creamy smoothie:
Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie
Makes 2 servings
1 1/2 cups organic pineapple chunks
1 cup organic coconut milk
1 cup organic coconut water
1 cup shredded organic coconut
1 large organic banana
1 scoop of your favorite organic vanilla plant-based protein powder
1 tsp organic vanilla extract
A sprinkle of nutmeg
1 tablespoon organic coconut oil (optional, if you use oil)
1/2 to 1 cup ice cubes
Add all of the ingredients except ice cubes to the blend.
Blend for 30 seconds.
Add 1/2 cup of ice cubes and blend again until smooth.
Taste the smoothie.
Add more ice cubes, if needed.
What Kind of Smoothie Are You in the Mood For?
Below are 10 easy-to-make recipes that will keep you covered from early mornings and long
working hours to quality free time over weekends.
You should try them out and see:
*why it is better not to skip your breakfast when you can prepare a healthy smoothie
*what are the best ingredients if you want to cure hangover
*how to give your kids peanut butter and still make sure they eat healthy
*what’s the weight-loss secret behind cinnamon
*how pomegranate can beat dementia
*why cocoa is good for your mood
*why switching on a gluten-free diet is the right choice
*and how to get any party started with colorful smoothie cocktails.
“What are some of the essential smoothie recipes
that would satisfy your daily needs and help you
out in all of those situations when you need extra
energy, emotional or physical boost?”
Don’t forget, smoothies are best taken in combination with regular food choices.
As with most things in life, the key to a healthy diet is moderation.
*Please note that most of the smoothies in the infographic are vegan, however, any non-vegan
ingredient can easily be substituted for a vegan one.
Enjoy and have a satisfying smoothie-filled week!
Infographic courtesy of freezerlabels.net
Do you like to make various kinds of smoothies?
What kind of smoothie are you in the mood for today?
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